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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
With tongue in check, I have stated here from time to time that I am long overdue for a therapy session. So far, I am still yet to get it on the calendar. I generally bounce weighty matters off my swe...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
I am a bad influence. When Lu woke up on Monday, I went to her bedside and leaned in really close. I whispered (even though no one was near) “Hey, wanna skip school today?” My firstborn overachiever i...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
As an eager student of all types of news, I am especially fond of items of the more unusual variety – those that would come under the categories of “truth is stranger than fiction” or “you can’t make...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
According to Bug, last week I went to Antarctica for a few days to tell people about God. I guess that explains why my children cried themselves to sleep the three nights I was gone. What actually hap...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
It’s spring once again and it’s time for the great wardrobe swap at my house. If you need me in the next week, I’ll be buried under a metric ton of hand-me-downs and old beat up play clothes. With thr...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
It is my privilege to be the father of three Millennials, and father-in- law of two of them. I also get to work with a number of them. And I use the words “get to” with all seriousness. I am biased, o...
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AMY DISMUKES: A homegrown tradition

AMY DISMUKES: A homegrown tradition
Herbs are no longer only for the kitchen. While many Tennesseans grow herbs to use for culinary seasoning, others use the scented plants to add color to landscape designs or like myself, as companions...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
Williamson County, we’ve gotta talk about this school rezoning business. I know I might as well talk politics for all the friends it’s gonna make me, but we’ve been waiting on this for quite some time...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
As hard as it is for me to believe, this year marks the 20-year anniversary of my family’s move to Williamson County. Brentwood, to be exact. Even though a Realtor told us we couldn’t afford to live h...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
Williamson County, we’ve gotta talk about this school rezoning business. I know I might as well talk politics for all the friends it’s gonna make me, but we’ve been waiting on this for quite some time...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I know
There is always a bit of nostalgia, and maybe the slightest twinge of sadness, when spring rolls around and I pass the parking lot of the fields behind Lipscomb Elementary and notice for the first tim...
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JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side
We’re back in the swing of softball season for both of my girls and the endless packing of bags, washing of uniforms and strategic planning of after-work driving routes back and forth across the count...
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RAMON PRESSON: Making Mona Lisa laugh

RAMON PRESSON: Making Mona Lisa laugh
After centuries of scholarly debates about the emotion revealed in Mona Lisa’s ambiguous smile, a recent poll of those studying the famous painting came back with almost 100% agreement that Mona Lisa...
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BOB MCKINNEY: What I Know

BOB MCKINNEY: What I Know
News broke last week of a man in Oregon who, while hiking on a scenic trail there, came upon a tiny bear cub near death. The hiker picked up the cub, gave it CPR and took it to a wildlife center where...
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